Skip to content

Welcome to Society of Hospital Medicine

Your Browser Is No Longer Supported. Please upgrade your browser from Internet Explorer 10 to Internet Explorer 11 or higher


SHM: More than a professional society. It's a movement.

Distinguish Yourself

SHM offers Fellows designations across a variety of membership levels including physicians, qualified practice administrators, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Raise your professional profile and demonstrate your leadership in hospital medicine.

Apply Today

SHM Publishes Policy Statement Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

SHM urges Congress to take action to address the opioid crisis facing the United States.

View Statement

Now Available: HM18 On Demand

HM18 On Demand gives you access to online audio and slide recordings from the hottest sessions and tracks from SHM's Annual Conference. Earn up to 83 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ and up to 21 ABIM MOC points. SHM Members save $100!

Learn More

Become a Member of SHM

Join the first and only association dedicated to supporting the needs of hospital medicine professionals. As a member of SHM, not only will you gain access to SHM's suite of member benefits, but you will also make an impact on patients and the entire hospital medicine community.


Sep 26 - Sep 29

Academic Hospitalist Academy

Hilton Denver Inverness, Englewood, CO
Oct 22 - Oct 23

SHM Leadership Academy 2018

JW Marriott parq Vancouver, Vancouver, BC

Featured Article

Patient-Centered, Payer-Centered, or Both? The 30-Day Readmission Metric

Craig A. Umscheid, MD, MSCE; S. Ryan Greysen, MD, MHS, MA

May 2018, Volume 13, Issue Number 5
View Article More from the Journal

Online First

Improving Teamwork and Patient Outcomes with Daily Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds: A Multimethod Evaluation

Robyn Clay-Williams, PhD; Jennifer Plumb, PhD; Georgina M. Luscombe, PhD; Catherine Hawke, FFPH; Hazel Dalton, PhD; Gabriel Shannon, FRACP; Julie Johnson, PhD

May. 14, 2018 free

Hospitalist Perspective of Interactions with Medicine Subspecialty Consult Services

Traci N. Adams, MD; Joanna Bonsall, MD; Daniel Hunt, MD; Alberto Puig, MD; Jeremy B. Richards, MD; Liyang Yu, MS; Jakob I. McSparron, MD; Nainesh Shah, MD; Jonathan Weissler, MD; Eli M. Miloslavsky, MD

May. 11, 2018 free

Things We Do for No Reason – The “48 Hour Rule-out” for Well-Appearing Febrile Infants

Carrie Herzke, MD; Weijen Chang, MD; Rianna Leazer, MD

May. 14, 2018 free

New Guidance for Inpatient Opioid Prescribing

Kari Oakes

May. 01, 2018 free

May 2018

Latest Issue

Also in This Issue:

Keep Pushing the Envelope

Brian Harte, MD, SFHM

May. 14, 2018 free

'You Are What Kind of Doctor?'

Brad Flansbaum, DO, MPH, MHM

May. 11, 2018 free

Society of Hospital Medicine Chapters

SHM hosts more than 50 local chapters nationwide to increase networking, education, and collaboration within the hospital medicine community. Click the dropdown menu and select your state to find chapters in your area and learn more about upcoming meetings.

Find Chapter